Ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders: overview.

  title={Ergonomics and musculoskeletal disorders: overview.},
  author={Peter W Buckle},
  journal={Occupational medicine},
  volume={55 3},
Musculoskeletal disorders continue to be a major source of disability and lost work time. Understanding their causes, and especially those that are work-related, remains the key to primary prevention. This set of in-depth reviews considers the problem from a number of systems needs and viewpoints. Assessing the exposure of workers to known risk factors is essential and appropriate methods are reviewed. Similarly, a consideration of psychosocial factors thought to contribute indirectly to the… CONTINUE READING